• April 15, 2016

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white graduates, according to new analysis published by the TUC today (15 April 2016).

  • February 17, 2016

    A talk on "how state benefits can 'warp' the personalities of the unemployed" was

  • October 6, 2015

    New figures from the Office for National Statistics on the reduction in workless households since 1996 are evidence of the success of tax credits, says the TUC.

  • February 6, 2012

    “Britain’s social housing estates, once stepping stones of opportunity, are now ghettos for our poorest people,” Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, declared in 2009.

  • January 17, 2012

    In their campaign to build support for welfare reforms, ministers have frequently said that the main cause of child poverty is worklessness.